List of New Horizons DLC | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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Check out the list of free DLC which includes seasonal events in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Keep reading to also see the list of furniture exclusive in events!

DLC by Major Updates

Ver 1.1 - Bunny Day

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Update Release March 20, 2020

Bunny Day, the first event, was released with Version 1.1. and is now available if you Time Travel to the event dates.

Ver 1.2 - New Visitors, April to June Events

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Update Release April 23, 2020

Not only does Version 1.2 include new events from April to June, it also brought a Museum upgrade in the form of the Art Gallery. We also have new visitors: Leif, who sells shrub starts and flower seeds, and Redd, the shady arts dealer well known from previous games in the series.

This is a big update with lots of new content. If you want to read more about this, check out its separate page.
April Version 1.2 Update and Event Release Schedule

Ver 1.3 - Summer Update Wave 1: Swimming & Diving

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Update Release July 3, 2020

The Version 1.3 update brings the ability to swim, dive, and catch new sea creatures in the ocean! It also brings the ACNH debut of Pascal the Sea Otter, who will trade his Mermaid DIY recipes for your scallops. Also, a familiar face returns with a new look and accent - Pirate Gulliver!

Summer Update Wave 1

Ver 1.4 - Summer Update Wave 2: Fireworks Shows & Dream Suite

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Update Release July 30, 2020

The last wave of summer updates ends with a bang! Fireworks Shows are available every Sunday for the whole month of August, where you can find Redd's Raffle and win cool prizes! Luna also arrives to New Horizons with the return of Dream Suite, a feature that allows you to visit other players' islands in your dreams.

Summer Update Wave 2

List of DLC Events

Bunny Day

Bunny Day - Earth Egg

Event Duration April 1st @5:00 AM to April 12th, 2020

Collect eggs from trees, the water, the sky! Craft all the Bunny Day items and get a special reward from the only Zipper T. Bunny!
Bunny Day (Easter) Event | Where to Find Eggs and Recipes

Nature Day

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Event Duration April 23rd @5:00 AM to May 4th, 2020

Show your love to nature by completing limited-time special Nook Miles+ activities on Nature Day! You can also get special flower seeds and shrub starts from Leif!
Nature Day Event Info and Rewards

May Day

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Event Duration April 23rd @5:00 AM to May 4th, 2020

Head out on a May Day Tour on a special island! Run around a maze, scavenge for treasure, and you might even see a special visitor!
May Day Event Info and Rewards

International Museum Day

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Event Duration May 18th @5:00 AM ~ May 31st, 2020

Participate on a Stamp Rally this International Museum Day! Collect stamps from different exhibits to receive an in-game reward!
International Museum Day Event Info and Rewards

Wedding Season

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Event Duration June 1st @5:00 AM ~ Jun 30th, 2020

Help take Cyrus and Reese' anniversary photos on Wedding Season! Arrange the studio in Photopia with Harvey, and receive wedding-themed gifts!
Wedding Season Event Info and Rewards

Fireworks Shows

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Event Duration Every Sunday at 7 PM to 12 AM for the whole month of August

Both Northern and Southern Hemisphere players can enjoy a fireworks display every Sunday for the whole month of August. You can even display custom design fireworks!

During the show, you can participate in Redd's Raffle and win cool prizes!

Fireworks Show - Event Dates, Items, and Activities

Future Events (TBA)

Halloween Event

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Based on the summer update video last July 28, 2020, it seems that we will be celebrating Halloween on the next update by fall, as we can see Jack on the image who only appears on Halloween.

Possible Future Events

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These are the events based on the characters revealed in the Nintedo Direct (02/20/2020) that will be coming to us in the future.

Event Date
Halloween October 31
Harvest Festival 4th Thursday of November
Toy Day December 24
Festivale February or March

Dates are based on previous games in the Animal Crossing series.

List of Events

List of Exclusive DLC Items

Nook Inc. Silk Rug

Nook Inc Silk Rug DLC

Availabillity All Year

If you have a Nintendo Switch Online Membership, you can download this DLC for free.

It adds a Nook Inc. Silk Rug to the available items at Nook Stop, and you can redeem it for 600 Miles.

Bunny Day Series

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Availabillity April 1 to April 12, 2020

Craft these colorful egg-themed items during the Bunny Day event, and you will receive rewards from Zipper!
List of Bunny Day Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Hedge Fence Recipe

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Availabillity April 23 to May 4, 2020 (Nature Day)
All Year Starting from April 23, 2020

Get the Hedge Recipe when you participate in Nature Day! This new type of fence instantly beautifies your island, so don't miss the chance to get it!

Nook Inc. Aloha Shirts

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Availabillity All Year Starting from April 22, 2020

After the ver 1.2.0 update, the aloha shirts that Isabelle (Coral) and Timmy & Tommy (Green) wear will become available for purchase with Nook Miles, at the Nook Stop.
Nook Stop Explained

Bell Bag Rug

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Availabillity All Year Starting from April 22, 2020

After the ver 1.2.0 update, you will receive the Bell Bag Rug in your mailbox, from the Bank of Nook's apology letter for lowering their bank interest.
How to Get Bank Interest

Museum Plaques

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Availabillity May 18 to May 31, 2020

You can get these Museum Plaques as a reward for completing the stamps in each exhibit in the Stamp Rally during the International Museum Day event.
International Museum Day and Stamp Rally Event Info and Rewards

Thank-You Mom Mug

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Availabillity May 1 to May 31, 2020

For Mother's Day, you will be able to buy this special mug during the month of May at Seasonal tab of Nook Shopping. Express your love through this gift!

Rover's Briefcase

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Availabillity May 1 to May 7, 2020

You can get the May Day-exclusive item, Rover's Briefcase after finishing the maze in the May Day Tour, and talking to Rover! May Day is a limited-time event so make sure you don't miss it!

Where to Find Rover

Wedding Series

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Availabillity June 1 to June 30, 2020

Wedding Season will be celebrated for the whole month of June, which means a whole month to collect the Wedding series furniture! Arrange sets and take photoshoots to get weddings items from Cyrus and Reese.

List of Wedding Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Handmade Clothes

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Availabillity June 1 to June 30, 2020

In celebration of International Children's Day, you can get these handmade clothes through Nook Shopping until June 31. If you've been a good kid, or you've raised one, show up in these superhero clothes!

Thank-You Dad Mug

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Availabillity June 1 to June 30, 2020

During the month of June, you can get this Thank-You Dad Mug for Father's Day. Say thank you to your dad through this exclusive gift!

Solstice Items

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Availabillity June 6 to July 6, 2020

As both hemispheres celebrate different festivals, all limited-time items are available at Nook Shopping.

In June, Northern Hemisphere players celebrate the Summer Solstice Festival, the longest day of the year.

Southern Hemisphere players in June, on the other hand, celebrate Winter Solstice Festival, the day with the shortest daylight.

Snorkels and Wet Suits

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Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

Jump right into the waters with these new items available after the ver 1.3 update! You can get a free snorkel once you update, but you can also purchase a Nook Inc. Snorkel in exchange for Nook Miles. Different Wet Suits are also available through exchanging Nook Miles, Nook Shopping, and Nook's Cranny.

Swimming and Diving

Mermaid Series

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Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

After the July 3, ver 1.3 update, you will be able to trade your scallops for Pascal's Mermaid DIY recipes. Dive in to get some Pearls and start crafting!

List of Mermaid Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Pirate Series

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Availabillity All Year Starting from July 3, 2020

Aside from the Mermaid series, you could also get pirate-themed things from Pirate Gulliver, or Gullivarrr!

List of Pirate Series Furniture & Clothing Set

Bamboo Grass

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Availabillity July 3 to July 31, 2020

Tanabata is an event celebrated in Japan on July 7. People can write their wishes on paper and hang it on a bamboo; and to represent that, a special item called Bamboo Grass is available for purchase until the end of the month.

Nook Inc. Handheld Pennant

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Availabillity All Year Starting from July 30, 2020

After the ver 1.4.0 update, you can now get the flag similar to what Tommy was holding at the start of the game, in exchange for 500 Nook Miles.

Rodeo-Style Springy Ride-On

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Availabillity August 1 to August 31, 2020

Inspired by the Brazilian way of celebrating the Cowboy Festival, you can get this Rodeo-Style Springy Ride-On to match with your other Spring Ride-On furniture!

Hikoboshi and Orihime Outfits

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Availabillity August 1 to August 31, 2020

During this month, you can also purchase a Hikoboshi and Orhime Outfit based on the story of the Cowherd and Weaver Girl. Wear this with your special someone!

King Tut Mask DIY Recipe

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Availabillity All Year Starting from July 30, 2020

If you find a Gold Nugget, your character will get inspired to make this newly added DIY, the King Tut Mask!

When wearing the mask and running around, your character will often trip and fall. If you're holding things like balloons they will fly off and disappear, so be careful!
King Tut Mask Recipe and Required Materials

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